Food Packs (Miners)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th January 1948.

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Photo of Dr Edith Summerskill Dr Edith Summerskill , Fulham West 12:00 am, 28th January 1948

We shall certainly consider that, but I should like the hon. Gentleman to know that the number of food packs approximated to the number of miners in the country. This decision was made during the fuel crisis when we felt that we should give our miners every encouragement.